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Why RuPaul Has A Problem With Jimmy Fallon

Fans know that Jimmy Fallon is a big fan of lip-syncing, as evidenced by his segment on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” where he asks celebrity guests to perform various songs by, well… lip-syncing. It eventually turned into a full-blown show, even receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding Structured Reality Program category. Many have been delighted to see their favorite stars go head-to-head on stage — except for RuPaul.

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In an interview with Vulture in 2016, RuPaul shared his thoughts on the show, saying it’s a shoddy imitation of his “Drag Race” series and LGBT culture in general. “Oh, I don’t think of it. It’s a poor ripoff of our show,” he said. “Regular, straight pop culture has liberally lifted things from gay culture as long as I can remember. And that’s fine because guess what? We have so much more where that comes from. Take it!”

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He went on to say that, while it seems that society is more accepting of the queer community now, he still thinks that most of it are just surface-level. “This so-called ‘Will & Grace acceptance’ era is just people f*****g posing. Things haven’t changed that much,” he added. “You see it in politics right now — that’s the f*****g truth of people. And you know, people will have you think, ‘Oh, we’re fashion. We’re gay. That’s my gay over there!’ It’s like, no. We’re still a very, very, very primitive culture.”

Why RuPaul Has A Problem With Jimmy Fallon




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